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Newsletter article   July 23, 2021
Good Trouble Vigils for Democracy
To mark the anniversary of Congressman John Lewis’ passing, CAG, Protect Our Vote WV, and West Virginians for Democracy hosted candlelight vigils in both Charleston and Huntington on July 17th. More
Issues: Civil JusticeFair RepresentationRacial JusticeVoting Rights
Newsletter article Gary Zuckett July 23, 2021
Events Galore – WV Summer Jam Tour
We worked with the expanding WV New Jobs Coalition on a six-city bus tour called the “WV Summer Jam: For The People, Jobs and CARE-a-van” More
Issues: Care EconomyClimate JusticeFair CourtsJobsVoting Rights
Newsletter article Julie Archer July 23, 2021
Defending and Strengthening Democracy: Fair Courts and the For the People Act
Tell Governor Jim Justice and State Supreme Court Chief Justice Evan Jenkins that West Virginia courts work for the people, not for corporate interests. More
Issues: Fair CourtsVoting Rights
Newsletter article Julie Archer July 23, 2021
WV Legislature’s Joint Committee on Redistricting to Host Public Hearings
Starting Tuesday, July 27th, the Legislature’s Joint Committee on Redistricting will host a series of public hearings around the state to allow West Virginians to weigh in on the process of redrawing the boundaries of legislative and congressional districts. More
Issues: Fair CourtsRedistrictingVoting Rights
Newsletter article Gary Zuckett July 23, 2021
Democracy Summer
Federal issues have dominated our work since the end of the WV legislative session and no issue has taken up more bandwidth than the effort to pass the For the People Act, the John Lewis Voting Rights Act, and DC Statehood More
Issues: Care EconomyDemocracyEnvironmentFair RepresentationFair taxationJobsVoting Rights
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 23, 2021
Young WV’s For the People Week of Action: Huntington – July 27th
JULY 27th: Join Young WV & partners in mobilizing our communities to expand voting rights for all West Virginians. Young WV is putting on rallies across the state to help garner community action in support of pro-democracy legislation like the For the People Act, John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, and D.C. Statehood! More
Issues: DemocracyVoting Rights
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 23, 2021
Young WV’s For the People Week of Action: Charleston – July 26th
Our democracy is in crisis, but the power is in the next generation. Join Young WV and partners in mobilizing our communities to expand voting rights for all West Virginians! More
Issues: DemocracyVoting Rights
Action AlertNewsletter article   July 22, 2021
Young WV’s For the People Week of Action
Our democracy is in crisis, but the power is in the next generation. Join Young WV and partners in mobilizing our communities to expand voting rights for all West Virginians and help garner community action in support of pro-democracy legislation like the For the People Act, John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, and D.C. Statehood! More
Issues: Clean electionsDemocracyVoting Rights
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 14, 2021
HUNTINGTON – Good Trouble: Candlelight Vigils for Democracy
Join us to uplift and honor the legacy of Congressman John Lewis as we continue the fight for passage of the For People Act, the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, and D.C. Statehood, and demand that lawmakers take action to protect our freedom to vote and rebuild our democracy. More
Issues: DemocracyVoting Rights
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 14, 2021
CHARLESTON – Good Trouble: Candlelight Vigils for Democracy
Join us to uplift and honor the legacy of Congressman John Lewis as we continue the fight for passage of the For People Act, the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, and D.C. Statehood, and demand that lawmakers take action to protect our freedom to vote and rebuild our democracy. More
Issues: DemocracyVoting Rights
Action AlertNewsletter article   June 29, 2021
D.C. Statehood Teach-In
There are more than 700,000 Americans who call Washington, DC home but have no elected representation in Congress. Residents of DC pay taxes, in fact more in federal taxes than 22 states, yet remain voiceless in the issues facing our country. More
Issues: DemocracyVoting Rights
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson June 28, 2021
June 28th – July 10th: Deadline For Democracy
Together, we can ensure Americans can safely and freely cast our ballots so that every voice is heard and our elections reflect the will of the people. But every day, we get closer to a very real deadline to take action to pass the For the People Act.  More
Issues: VotingVoting Rights
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson June 21, 2021
Charleston, WV | Freedom Ride for Voting Rights 2021
Joining us on the Freedom Ride? We'll be in West Virginia for a Rally at the state capitol! Join us for a day of voter education, FREE food and merchandise, LIVE music, and more! #FreedomRide2021 More
Issues: VotingVoting Rights
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson June 15, 2021
Defending and Strengthening Democracy Town Hall
A conversation about fair courts and the For the People Act with West Virginia Citizens for Clean Elections and the West Virginians for Democracy Coalition. More
Issues: DemocracyFair CourtsFor The People ActVoting Rights
Citizen Action Group Blog Gary Zuckett May 26, 2021
Letter to Senator Manchin: Care for Creation is a Call to be Heeded and Acted Upon
We are a group of concerned West Virginians from various faith traditions—leaders and lay persons alike—who believe that care for Creation is a call to be heeded and acted upon. More
Issues: Clean EnergyClimate ChangeEnvironmentJobsPollutionReclamationUnionsVoting Rights
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson May 12, 2021
Calling All Wednesdays! Today’s Calls: Tell Our Senators to Support the For The People Act!
HR-1 and S-1 are the first bills the new Congress introduced because they are critically important to pass in order to preserve our democracy! Our Senators need to hear from YOU to make sure they know how important this is. More
Issues: InequalityVoting Rights
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson May 10, 2021
You, Me & Democracy: a storytelling training on the For the People Act – May 13th @ 8PM
Join West Virginians for Democracy and the Declaration for American Democracy for a storytelling training on the For the People Act! More
Issues: InequalityTrainingVoting Rights
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson May 4, 2021
John Lewis Action Day Events in Charleston, WV – May 8th, 1PM-4PM
On Saturday, May 8, 2021, at 3:00 PM, Charleston voting rights advocates and community organizations will join activists across West Virginia and nationwide to host a John Lewis Voting Rights Act “Votercade,” departing from Municipal Auditorium. More
Issues: InequalityVoting Rights
Action Alert Julie Archer May 4, 2021
The National John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Day Of Action – May 8th
The basic right to vote is under attack across the country. For our democracy to survive, we need bold, transformative democracy reforms. More
Issues: InequalityVoting Rights
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson May 1, 2021
West Virginians for Democracy Activist Launch! – May 4th, 8PM
Join West Virginians for Democracy, WV Citizen Action Group, Rise Up WV, WV Citizens for Clean Elections, OHVEC, and the Declaration for American Democracy coalition for an activist call on the For the People Act, the most transformative democracy legislation in a generation. More
Issues: DemocracyHealthcareInequalityVoting Rights
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